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Harker Aquila

The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

Rachel Ning (11) sets opposite hitter Jessica Tang (11) during the girls varsity volleyball teams match again Santa Cruz High School on Sept. 3.

Weekly Previews: Sept. 27-Oct. 3

by Kinnera Mulam, Olivia Xu, and Desiree Luo September 26, 2021

Football Coming off a 54-46 victory against Crystal Springs Uplands last Thursday, the varsity football team, with a current record of 2-2, will face Priory in an away game this Friday at 3:30 p.m. Water...

Olivia Guo (12) swings her club during the girls golf teams Senior Night on June 10. The boys and girls golf teams both won CCS Championships last week.

Boys and girls golf teams win CCS Championships

by Vishnu Kannan, Co-Managing Editor June 16, 2021

The boys and girls golf teams brought home CCS Championships last week on Tuesday and Wednesday, respectively. The boys scored 388, five strokes ahead of second-place Mitty, and the girls followed up the...

Claire Chen (10) intently examines the target hole before her shot. Last year, Claire finished 3rd in CCS and 5th in NorCal for girls golf.

Apex: Built for the game

by Muthu Panchanatham, Co-Sports Editor December 22, 2020

A silence settles on the rich green grass as the golfer steps up to putt on the last hole of the course. With her eyes fixed on the pristine cylindrical divot, she measures the distance between the hole...

High school sports for the upcoming school will be divided into two seasons and will only start in December 2020 or January 2021. Students who normally play multiple sports will now have to make a decision if their sports have been moved to the same season.

Start of high school sports delayed until at least December

by Vishnu Kannan and Muthu Panchanatham July 26, 2020

High school sports for the upcoming school year will only start in December 2020 or January 2021, according to the California Interscholastic Federation’s (CIF) announcement on Monday.  The three...

Golfers Natalie Vo (11) and Claire Chen (9) pose together during the state championships on Nov. 19. Claire tied for third place in the tournament, earning a final score of 73, two strokes over par.

Girls golf makes history at state championships

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Aquila Co-Sports Editor November 19, 2019

Varsity girls golfers Claire Chen (9) and Natalie Vo (11) made school history at the 2019 California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) State Golf Championships on Tuesday, Nov. 19, marking an impressive...

Natalie Vo (11) putts during the girls matchup against Castilleja on Oct. 7.  Natalie and Claire Chen (9) qualified for the State Championship as individuals.

Two golfers qualify to State Championships

by Aditya Singhvi, Aquila Co-Sports Editor November 9, 2019

Two members of the girls' golf team, Natalie Vo (11) and Claire Chen (9), qualified as individuals to the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) State Golf Championships by placing in the top nine...

Sports preview: Week of Nov. 4

Sports preview: Week of Nov. 4

by Aditya Singhvi, Aquila Co-Sports Editor November 4, 2019

A few fall sports — Girls Golf, Girls Tennis, Girls Volleyball and Cross Country — will continue their playoff season next week, while four winter sports — girls basketball, boys basketball, girls...

Katelyn Vo (12) watches the ball roll slowly across the green toward the last hole of the match. The only senior on the team, she was honored in the senior night ceremony following the match.

Girls golf makes history on senior night

by Anna Vazhaeparambil and Alysa Suleiman October 22, 2019

In a memorable senior night match last Friday, varsity girls golf defeated Notre Dame San Jose at the Los Lagos Golf Course, clinching their second consecutive league title and fifth title in the team’s...

Adhir Ravipati (‘05), Kristina Bither Gurney (‘09) and former assistant athletics director Chris Collins smile for a photo with upper school athletic director Dan Molin and lower and middle school athletic director Theresa “Smitty” Smith before the homecoming game begins. Maverick McNealy (‘13), who is currently on the PGA tour, was unable to attend the ceremony.

Former assistant athletics director and three athletes inducted into Harker’s Athletic Hall of Fame

by Anna Vazhaeparambil and Aditya Singhvi October 16, 2019

Four new inductees for Harker’s Athletic Hall of Fame were honored on homecoming night in a ceremony just before the game, where they were recognized for their dedication to Harker’s athletics program...

Natalie Vo (11) watches the ball after hitting it during the match against Castilleja on Sept. 18. The Eagles beat them 191-243, with Katelyn Vo (12) and Olivia Guo (11) in the lead, both shooting one over par 37.

Monthly recap: Fall sports go the distance

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Aquila Co-Sports Editor October 8, 2019

Cross Country During the past month, the upper school cross country team competed in three meets: the Jackie Henderson Memorial Invitational on Sept. 14, the De La Salle Nike Challenge on Sept. 21 and...

Drake Piscione (9) reaches for the ball during a boys water polo game.

Sports slideshow: Sept. 25

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Asst. Sports Editor September 26, 2019

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